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Elderly man killed in house fire

Elderly man killed in house fire

An elderly man has died following a fire at a rural home late last night.

Emergency services were called to the scene at Knockerra, near Kilrush in Co Clare, at 10pm on Tuesday.

Firefighters tackled the blaze and discovered a man in his 80s.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Gardai are not treating the death as suspicious.

Via Independent.ie